Some people might say that dolls are kids' toys and nothing more. But incredible artists creating lifelike dolls can change the minds of the harshest critics.

Noel Cruz is one of those people. The Filipino artist, currently working in the USA, repaints regular cute dolls making them into real one-of-a-kind pieces of art.

He has transformed many simple dolls giving them realistic faces of famous people and characters. Noel's repainted dolls are done with intricate detail to the point of being naturally lifelike in essence. These realistic dolls are sold as collectors' items and are wildly popular.

Take a look at some of the "before-after" doll repaint images and be amazed by the talent of Noel Cruz.

More info: ncruz.com | Facebook | Instagram | noeling.deviantart.com | noelcruzcreations.tumblr.com

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Emma Watson

Emma Watson

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Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

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Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes

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Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot

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Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

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Naomie Harris

Naomie Harris

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Daniel Radciffe

Daniel Radciffe

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Lia LuniTic
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The first one - if Radcliffe was cast as Edward Cullen

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Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett

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Liliana V
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

There was really a big improvement here! In the first one her face has no dimension whatsoever//

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#13

Emma Watson

Emma Watson

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Liliana V
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Why does Emma Watson original celebrity doll always look so creepy?

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Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

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Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot

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Zaza Pheuteu
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Errr.. the hair is different on the right "doll". I've got serious doubts that this is what it says it is.

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#17

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

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Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler

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Corinne Wiedemann
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The first one wasn't horrible but the second gave her face more dimension

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Judy Garland

Judy Garland

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Aybike Avşar
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

older verison looks more like Lea Michele :D

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#22

Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder

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Marie
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wow he really succeeded in making Ian's eyes!

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Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

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Zombie Gurl
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He even shrunk the size of the braid at the very end!!

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#24

Skull Boy

Skull Boy

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Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

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Amaranthim Talon
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The first one made me say outloud, "What the Actual EFFF??"

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Mia Wasikowska

Mia Wasikowska

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FABULOUS1
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This one looks just like her, great job!

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#28

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

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torakelet
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

One thing is 100% certain. Streep did not, does not and never will look like this 😂

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Diana Ross

Diana Ross

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Kristen Hdz
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I want to know how long it takes him to make the hair look so realistic.

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#30

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

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Rogue Hater
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Get your own Michael Jackson doll now!! (Nose not included)

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Christopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve

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Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson

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Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart

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Guillermo Ramos
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

A lot more facial expression than the real person.

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Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter

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Daria B
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The sidelook could have been left intact in here. Has more personality.

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Jackie Kennedy

Jackie Kennedy

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Zoe Kass
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She looks like Michael Jackson on the first one.

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Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper

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Luke Evans

Luke Evans

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Amy Green
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The first one's really good too.. a lot better than the factory Belle!

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#43

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

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Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

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Amaranthim Talon
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Except why the brown eyes? Elizabeth Taylor was known for her violet blue eyes.

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Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder

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Ana Fuentes
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He should have been Christian Grey!!! So sad he wasn't!!!

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#49

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton

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Liliana V
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Kate Middleton is stunning! But, she kind of looks creep in both... Maybe they just can't capture her beauty?

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Emma Watson

Emma Watson

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Allana Rose
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Every time I see the "1st" doll of her, I think I would be offended by it if I were her!

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Princess Diana

Princess Diana

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Selena

Selena

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Ana Fuentes
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I like this one more than the first one!!!

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Emily Browning

Emily Browning

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Jade Rose-valentine Lorreni
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Love them both thefactory actually did a good job unlike bell which looks creepy

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Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

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Jesse Fultz
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Except the face is too short on the doll itself.. they definitely never got her headshape right

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#55

Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck

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Richard Servello
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

OK, that's a tough one to nail! Since all that's visible is his chin. This is why, while he's a great batman...his disguise sucks. You can clearly see it's Affleck behind that coil!!!

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Selena

Selena